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Z-plasty of the flexor hallucis longus tendon at tarsal tunnel for checkrein deformity.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 2016 12;24(3):354-357

Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea.

Purposes: To review the outcome of Z-plasty of the flexor hallucis longus (FHL) tendon at the tarsal tunnel for checkrein deformity in 8 patients.

Methods: Records of 6 males and 2 females aged 14 to 67 (mean, 39.5) years who underwent Z-plasty (lengthening) of the FHL tendon at the tarsal tunnel for checkrein deformity in the first and second toes by a single surgeon were reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1602400316DOI Listing
December 2016
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Case report. Posterior splint for leg fractures in spinal cord injured patients.

Am J Phys Med 1981 Oct;60(5):239-42

Traumatic fracture of the long bones of the lower extremities may frequently occur in spinal cord injured patients. In the past, conservative treatment with pillow or sand bag splinting was advocated by many clinicans. This paper presents two cases in which posterior splinting was used on the affected leg for stabilization of the fracture with good result and well accepted by patients. Read More

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October 1981
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